Knuckles to the Creep... Vol 1 - Bad Taste Records
Bad Taste Records have released a mix of unreleased, classic and forthcoming hip hop tunes from their artists. Have a listen, mixed by Miggy Manacles
Clarks History of Dancehall Mix - Reuben G & MC...
Great mix hear from Reuben G chronicling some of the biggest tunes from the last 40 years. Put it on loud and enjoy all those memoires from the first time you heard these great tunes.
Renegade Brass Band
We spoke to Andy from Renegade Brass Band, the 12-piece brassy hip-hop muthas from Steel City Hey, so how did you guys all first meet? And what made you want to start a band together? Introduce the band for us if you wouldn’t mind. Ok, long story! A lot of the horns who started in the band - Nick and Christina (trombones) and Andy and James (trumpets), and alumni Tom (tenor sax), Tim...
Walter Ego mix for British Council
Banging mix here from man like Walter Ego! The mix comprises of all his own work with plenty of unreleased gems thrown in there. Walter Ego is raising the bar on electronic music and ain’t afraid to produce tracks that are a little different, not a bad thing in my opinion. http://soundcloud.com/britishcouncil/walter-ego-mix If you haven’t already then cop his free EP he did with...
Joe ‘Zeeni’ Baker is a DJ, beat maker and music enthusiast born and bred in Sheffield. Starting out as a teenager on community radio, Zeeni became DJ for Sheffield Hip-Hop pioneers (and his teenage idols) Hoodz Underground, when their DJ left the group. Since Hoodz themselves called time as a group, he’s been spotted playing at nights around the city, as well as promoting...
Deadbeat - Long Live Planet Earth EP - Free D/L
Tasty free sounds from the man like Deadbeat here, get on it. What a don for making them free as a New Years present to us all. Hoping to reach him in the near future for an interview, if you see this Deadbeat give us a shout yeah? WK
Bad Taste Records on bandcamp
While I’m going on about Bad Taste and that be sure to check out their bandcamp - loadsa’ bangers for free and a few that are only little money. Tunes from Trellion, Sniff, Rawkid, Smoots, Squarehead, Timbah, Walter Ego, Tony Quattro, Darkstorm, Squire of Gothos, Diabolik and more…..
Trellion & Sniff - North Luna
Some grimey hip hop flavours from @trellion_luna, @sniff_badtaste & Smoots from Shefftown recently released on Bad Taste Records . Go get that! Only £5 for the whole album of bangers including a track featuring Rawkid with video that gonna be in the next post.
Bipolar Beats July 2012
Finally got my ass in gear and made another mix, this ones a long un. Mainly chilled out bass vibes with a few more hectic songs thrown in near the end for good measure. Will try and get a tracklist up soon, or if your good and that feel free to tag tha track names on soundcloud.
Walter Ego - Sidney St
Walter Ego, previously interviewed here -> - [LINK] - Has just had one of his tracks released by Senseless Records, it features on Synethesia #3 which can be bought in file, limited vinyl w/ poster or very limited clear vinyl. Have a listen to the entire release below. <a href=”http://senselessrecords.bandcamp.com/album/synesthesia-3-tactioception-touch”...
Squarehead is a producer/DJ from Sheffield with a prolific output that has received airtime on Radio 1 and Rinse FM one of the radio stations that has spearheaded new talent in electronic music for a decade and a half. His first EP ‘Keep it Moving’ reached No1 on Junos download charts for UK Funky & Garage and stayed there for 3 weeks! - [LINK] - He has wide support from other...
Squarehead - Girl EP (5AND7 Records)
Have a listen to the preview of Squareheads now productions getting a free release on July 23rd. Great bouncy, bassy, rhytmic hihat productions for your face and favourite party space. Promo details here: New EP from Squarehead, and an introduction to a brand new imprint out of Sheffield. 5ANDSEVEN. It’s rare you meet a19 year old house producer , such as Squarehead, who has already achieved...
Autograff started mixing in the early noughties just for fun after seeing family and friends get involved in music. A few years later and it was in his soul and he wanted to get himself out on to the party and club scenes which he promptly went and did. Autograff is a resident DJ for Liquid Steel Sounds and R8 Records as well as dabbling in production with some of the other Sheff-heads. He also...
DJ Deadbeat - 100% SHEFFIELD SOUNDS VOLUME 2
My oh my, this mix represents some of the Sheffield scenes latest and greatest makers of movers and shakers with music from the likes of Walter Ego, Squarehead, Checen, Moova, Mr Dubz, Rogue State and others as well as throwing in a few massive tracks from the man Deadbeat himself. 100% SHEFFIELD SOUNDS VOLUME 2 by Dj Deadbeat on Mixcloud DOWNLOAD HERE
Reuben G - Normalise Riddim
LSS’ Reuben G has produced a banging bashment track called normalise riddim, with the likes of Peppery, Rubi Dan, Parly B, Baby Boom, Ras Iwhan, City Kulture, Bad Indian, Dohlance, Lisa British and Bad Ras jumping on it with big vocals. Have a listen below and then on 30th April get yourself to iTunes or Juno or any other decent digital outlet and buy the bloodclart riddim.
Walter Ego - Bootlegs EP
If you don’t know get to know! Walter Ego has released a free EP called the Bootlegs EP check out the preview and then download it and listen to it numerous times. Download here > http://www.divshare.com/download/17104079-d0b
Bad Taste Records
Bad Taste Records was started in 2008 by Darkstorm and Trellion. It began life as a hip hop label with occasional bits of dance music from the likes of The Squire of Gothos and Cryogenix. Over the years the sounds that Bad Taste has been putting out have progressed and started to incorporate different types of electronic music with the likes of Timbah, Squarehead and previously...
Mix Fix #005 - Kidnap Kid, B-Ju and 123Mrk (Future...
Here’s a few mixes that have been bouncing around my head for a few months now, because I’m a lazy sod I’m only just putting them up. All these mixes are part of the (not so) new genre of future garage, at least I think they are…. Starting off with a mix from Kidnap Kid for his label Squelch & Clap. Kidnap Kid has been making noises, and playing other peoples, in the...
Walter Ego - Only think of you (Free DL)
Walter Ego is a DJ/Producer hailing from Sheffield that makes bass-driven music of the UK Funky, Garage and Grime flavour. He’s recently received plaudits from artists recognition from Toddla T and Skepta (if only from Skepta for his name). And his tracks Calm down ft Kdot & Coco Pops and Fruit punch have been played out by Toddla T. He also has had plays from Marcus nasty and monki of...
SBTRKT Feat. Sampha – ‘Look At Stars’ (Machinedrum Remix)
Mix Fix #004
It’s been a while, I’ve started a Uni course, life is busy but yeah enough about me: I’ve been listening to this mix non-stop for like the last 3 days, it’s just damn good! It’s noisy but not too much in the way of nonsense, heavy bass all the way through and the last song is just….good….just really good…just really really good. If it’s out...
Two Inch Punch "Luv Luv" →
Free download of Two Inch Punch’s song “Luv Luv” nice squelchy R&B flavour. Looking forward to when his debut EP comes out on 31st. Check out Tow Inch Punch’s Soundcloud for more tunes:- Latest tracks by T.I.P
Will Tee grew up in Sheffield, UK and is now back and forth between there and Leeds, the reggae capital of the north. He grew a passion for dub music after attending Soundsystem events such as Dubcentral and SubDub and loved sounds like Aba shanti and Iration as a teenager. In 2007, Will Tee started producing his own original reggae music. Now in 2011 his music is being played internationally on...
Alexander Techneeqs is currently producing Drum and Bass, Hip Hop, Funky House and Garage, or anything in-between those that he likes the sound of. Based in Sheffield he spends his free time using Cubase 4 on PC , sample hunting always and looking for collaborations or remixes. For now he’s focusing on trying to get his tracks heard and name seen. He has had good times Djing at various...
Mix Fix #003
Hey again there peoples, welcome to another edition of Mix Fix. First off big UPS to Akid on this mix, it features a lot of unheard stuff from a few producers hailing from Sheffield like Commodo & MrSly. It’s a slick mix with heavy basslines, same as always when Akid is involved, be sure to listen to “with an appropriate amount of bass”. See the previous article for an...
<20Hz soundsystem was established in sheffield by Mark Akid at the beginning of december 2009. Since then <20Hz has provided sound at some of the UK’s biggest and best events as well as hosting club nights, free parties and various bass related incidents all over sheffield. With a strict ethos of sound quality and outstanding DJ performace <20Hz Soundsystem was created to supply...
Mix Fix #002
Okay so I didn’t actually get round to making a mix last month but I’ve been listening to quite a few. The first one I searched out is a Steppas & Dubstep mix, nice heavy bass & some big tunes in it as well. One for any time of day, be the sun shining down or in a dark cave somewhere. Ogro Steppa Mix! by Confronto Soundsystem Next was a couple of mixes from the much more...
Mix Fix #001
Welcome to the first bumper edition of Mix Fix, a somewhat regular look at some mixes i’m currently enjoying & liking. So it briefly felt like the summer was here & I felt a craving for some Hip Hop, especially as I do alot of driving these days for work & Hip Hop is generally good driving music. After searching around a bit I found this little beut, to be honest most of what I...
Kidnap Kid is a young producer and DJ hailing from the Steel City & now living in Leeds. His recent productions have been gaining some notice from the local radius & from further out as well with one of his songs “If” appearing on Dusk & Blackdown’s Rinse.fm show & also included in his first release on Sheffield based label Squelch & Clap that’s coming...
Made a small mix, if you like it thanks, if you don’t sorry! If you have any tracks of your own or tracks that you’d like to see in the next one let me know, especially if they’re from up North. Hopefully the mixing will get better with time 8D.
Reuben G (LSS)
Here’s the second Q&A this ones more centred around a sound system, I’m hoping to interview someone from all the sounds in Sheffield & beyond so if you know of anyone that’s be interested drop me a line. Reuben G is one of the founding core members of the LSS crew and with the help of MC Skatta and soundman Wez Green have built up a mighty sound, to learn more about...
MrSly is a young DJ/Producer living in Sheffield, his sound is mainly in line with the harder end of Dubstep. I first saw him play at a free warehouse party near the Ski Village in Sheffield & thought he was absolutely banging hence I asked him whether he’d answer a few questions about himself Click “Read More” for the interviewness WK: First things first, what got you...